What is Electronic Engineering?
Common electronic systems include applications like mobile phones, sound and vision systems, computer and information technology, automation and machine control, robotics and biomedical engineering. Increasingly, embedded software is a vital element in modern electronics. Electronic engineering is concerned with the design, development, manufacture and application of electronic devices, circuits and systems.
What is the Higher Certificate in Engineering in Electronic Engineering course?
The Higher Certificate in Engineering in Electronics is a two year course, which prepares students for employment and/or further education in the area of electronic engineering.
Special Features of the Course
There is a strong emphasis on practical work in the course and there is a project element in each semester where students construct and test electronic circuits. There is also hardware and software integration in some of these projects.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Electronic Devices and Theory||Discrete Active Circuits|
|Engineering Science||Combinational Digital Systems|
|Electrical Science 1||Electrical Science 2|
|Fundamental Engineering Maths||Introductory Calculus|
|Learning Skills||Computer Aided Engineering|
|Electronics Technology||Electronics Project|
|Semester 3||Semester 4|
|Operational Amplifiers & Applications||Electronic Power Circuits|
|Sequential Digital Systems||Programmable Digital Systems|
|Telecommunications Fundamentals||Telecommunication Systems|
|Further Calculus and Probability||Linear Algebra and ODE's|
|Electronic Systems 1||Electronic Systems 2|
|Introduction to HLL Programming||Control Systems|
Leaving Certificate 2018:
Minimum entry requirements for the Higher Certificate in Engineering in Electronic Engineering
5 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7
Advanced and Equivalent Entry for the Higher Certificate in Engineering in Electronic Engineering:
Graduates of the Higher Certificate in Engineering in Electronic Engineering find work in the following areas:
Assembly, testing and troubleshooting of electronic equipment
Operation and servicing of electronic equipment
Technical sales and technical support
Hardware and software applications
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